Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

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Smooth and creamy Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes are so full of buttery goodness, you won’t want to make any other kind of mashed potatoes again! Made with hearty russet potatoes, lots of butter, and so many different kinds of seasonings, Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes are loaded with flavor.

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These Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes go deliciously with Swiss Chicken, smothered in the creamy and cheesy sauce. They are also a perfect side for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

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Ingredients to Make Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

  • russet potatoes
  • butter
  • milk
  • salt
  • parsley
  • oregano
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • black pepper
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How to Make Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

Peel and cut potatoes into fourths. Put in a saucepan and add enough water to cover potatoes. Bring to a boil then simmer uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft.

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While potatoes are cooking, beat butter with seasonings until smooth and creamy.

garlic herb mashed potatoes

Drain water from potatoes and mash with potato masher or electric hand mixer on low speed. Beat in butter mixture until melted then add milk. Mix until potatoes are smooth and creamy.

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Tips & Notes

This delicious Garlic Herb Mashed Potato recipe is easily adaptable to make exactly how you’d like. Here are some options and suggestions to make this the best mashed potatoes you’ve ever had.

Substitutions

  • Russet Potatoes: you can substitute the russet potatoes for Yukon gold or yellow potatoes, depending on what you have or prefer to use. Red potatoes can cause a gluey consistency and should be avoided for this recipe.
  • Mixer: for smooth creamy potatoes use a hand mixer to beat them, for chunkier potatoes mash with hand.
  • Garnish: dress your mashed potatoes up with some fresh chives and seasonings.
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Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

Course: SidesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Total time

55

minutes

Made with hearty russet potatoes, lots of butter, and so many different kinds of seasonings, Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes are loaded with flavor.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds russet potatoes

  • ½ cup butter

  • ¾ cup milk

  • 2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Peel and cut potatoes into fourths. Put in a saucepan and add enough water to cover potatoes. Bring to a boil then simmer uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  • While potatoes are cooking, beat butter and seasonings until smooth.
  • Drain water from potatoes and mash with potato masher or electric hand mixer on low speed.
  • Beat in butter mixture until melted then add milk. Mix until potatoes are smooth and creamy.

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